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Top 10 Painting Shows You'll Be Talking About This Month

MutualArt | Posted 09.03.2015 | Arts

September is now upon us, as art collectors return to their city homes, bronzed and relaxed from the summer sun. As a first taste of fall, we've rounded up a selection of exhibitions featuring painting that we are looking forward to, from Tokyo to Los Angeles and everywhere in between.

If Magritte Painted Moby Dick, It Might Have Looked Like This

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts

Sean Landers' newest exhibition "North American Mammals" takes flight from the possibilities embedded in the word "coat." Landers plays with the overl...

Channeling Modernist Ghosts and the Death Star

Simon Watson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

And in neighboring spaces are a 17-foot-high black wax-surfaced American flag sculpture that appears to be crashing through the gallery's floor and a poignantly solemn detail image of the riderless horse that led JFK's funeral procession.

40 Galleries You Should Know If You Love Paint: Redux

Steven Zevitas | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

I put together my first selection of Forty Galleries You Should Know if You Love Paint in 2012. As with everything in life, a lot has changed in the a...

Migrations Real and Ideal: The Cultural Nomads We're Becoming (10 New York Shows in 2013 That Explored Nomadic Terrains)

G. Roger Denson | Posted 08.21.2016 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Few works of art embody the spirit of contemporary nomadism more than the projected Orbit Rosse videoscapes of Grazi Toderi (2009-2013), composed from nocturnal aerial views of glittering cities around the world.

Sarah Morris Translates Brazil's Paradoxes Into Paint

Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts

Look at the abstract paintings in Sarah Morris' exhibition "Academia Militar" and you may detect a playground of color-drenched geometry. Yet what you...

The Right To Return...To Poland?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts

Entering Yael Bartana's latest exhibition at Petzel Gallery in New York, entitled, "And Europe Will Be Stunned," it's hard to tell whether you're ente...

Dirk Skreber Talks Drones, Feminine Power And Pentagon Conspiracies

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.27.2013 | Arts

At first glance, the multi-media artworks of German artist Dirk Skreber seems to have one thing in common -- chaos. From crashed vehicles to gliding d...

Meet Punk Homer And His Deranged Posse

Posted 04.25.2012 | Arts

Joyce Pensato's exhibition "Batman Returns" brings depictions of a familiar cast of characters: Batman, Eric Cartman and Homer Simpson, among others. ...

The Artist As Clown, Adventurer & Sailor

Posted 07.21.2011 | Arts

With his newest series of paintings, Around the World Alone, painter, sculptor, and video artist Sean Landers takes a new approach to his age old them...